Around NYC Today (9/5) Comedians You Should Know, Big Bliss, Weekly Humorist

THINGS TO DO Accordions Around the World, Bryant Park, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Join this weekly series featuring accordionists as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres. Hear music from all over the world to experience the wide range of this often overlooked and little-known instrument. Free. Herald Square Reading Room, Herald Square, 10am – 5:30pm Enjoy free use of newspapers and magazines … Continue reading Around NYC Today (9/5) Comedians You Should Know, Big Bliss, Weekly Humorist

Around NYC Today (1/10) Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, Shanghai Film Week

THINGS TO DO Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, QED – Queens, 7:30pm – 9pm Frank Conniff (TV’s Frank on Mystery Science Theater 3000) hosts a variety/stand-up show in the guise of a fake kid’s show. Frank hosts the show in character as Moodsy, the Clinically Depressed Owl, and shows a bunch of weird and crappy old cartoons between stand-up, music and sketches. $8.   MUSIC House … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/10) Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump, Shanghai Film Week

Around NYC Today (1/3) Comedians You Should Know, Bay Uno, French Classes

THINGS TO DO Free Mini French Classes, French Institute Alliance Francaise – UES, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Looking to learn French this winter? Join FIAF’s unique immersion method composed of 30-minute sample classes. Each session covers topics such as learning what to say at a speed dating session and asking for directions in a French-speaking city. Free. RSVP.    MUSIC Supplier, A Bunch of Dead People, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/3) Comedians You Should Know, Bay Uno, French Classes

Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

THINGS TO DO A View From the Bridge, Gerald W. Lynch Theater – Midtown, 1:30pm – 3:30pm CUNY’s Communication and Theatre Arts Department presents a staging of Arthur Miller’s classic play. $5 – $10. Dream State, W Loft – Brooklyn, 5pm – 9pm Come hang out on rooftop in Williamsburg for an evening of music, art, and skyline views. There will be interactive art installations, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

Around NYC Today (10/25), Theater of War, Surf Rock is Dead, The Fancy Show

THINGS TO DO Armoire + Ministry of Supply Pop Up, 252 Elizabeth St. – Nolita, 5:30pm – 8pm Check out two brands created at MIT – Armoire and Ministry of Supply. Free. RSVP. Theater of War, New York Film Academy – Lower Manhattan, 7pm – 9pm Theater of War is an interactive performance of scenes from ancient plays about the wounds caused by violence and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/25), Theater of War, Surf Rock is Dead, The Fancy Show